2019 Sponsorships

Maximize your participation at the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture 2019 by becoming an official sponsor. ASLA offers you many exclusive promotional opportunities that will align with your company’s marketing plan and strategy for your exhibit at the ALSA EXPO. Expand your company’s visibility by using one of these influential communication tools to reach your target market. Click here to download the Sponsorship contract. For exhibitors only!

Premium Sponsors ($10,000 and above) receive exclusive benefits:

  • A 300-word feature article on your company and your products and services—including photos, hyperlinks, and your booth number—in LAND, ASLA’s bi-weekly e-newsletter (circulation 20,000+).
  • One full-page, 4-color ad in the on-site print program—exclusive advertising for sponsors only!
  • Your choice of two complimentary tickets to the Council of Fellows Investiture Dinner on Sunday, November 17, or the President’s Dinner, which features the presentation of ASLA Honors and the Installation of Officers on Monday, November 18.
  • Special signage recognition at the convention center (and other venues as appropriate).
  • All of the benefits listed below.

General Sponsors ($5,000 level and above) receive:

  • Recognition in the print registration brochure (circulation 55,000+) and on the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture website featuring your logo, booth number, and hyperlink to your company website.
  • Your logo and booth number in Landscape Architecture Magazine (circulation 21,500+), in the onsite program provided to all attendees, and on prominent signage at the meeting.
  • Special reserved seating and recognition at the two general sessions on Saturday, November 16, and Sunday, November 17.
  • Invitations to VIP and leadership-only events during the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture 2019.
  • Sponsor ribbons for name badges for all company representatives.
  • Right of first refusal on sponsored events for the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture 2020.

Name Badge Lanyards – $25,000
Sponsored by Forms + Surfaces

All attendees will receive an eye-catching name badge lanyard. This is among the most visible sponsorships available for the meeting, as attendees must wear their badges to gain entry to events.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor name and logo on lanyards
  • Distribution of lanyards to more than 6,000 attendees
  • Premium sponsor benefits

ASLA Council of Fellows Investiture Dinner and Video – $20,000

Among the most prestigious honors a landscape architect may attain is to be named a Fellow of the ASLA. The annual Council of Fellows Investiture Dinner on Sunday evening is a formal event recognizing the new class of inductees and highlighting their lifetime achievements in a video presentation.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Honored guest at the event (two complimentary tickets, $350 value)
  • Special seating and recognition during the program by the Chair of the Council of Fellows and during the video presentation
  • Company name listed on the event ticket, signage, and the printed program placed at each seat
  • Premium sponsor benefits

Education Program Sponsor – $20,000
Sponsored by Playcore

ASLA offers more than 130 Education Sessions giving attendees the opportunity to earn up to 24 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Acknowledgement by all session hosts’ in opening remarks
  • Recognition on attendees’ earned PDH confirmation
  • Logo featured on the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture website
  • Greet and distribute marketing collateral to session attendees
  • Premium sponsor benefits

General Sessions – $15,000 each

Saturday Sponsored by Landscape Structures
Sunday Sponsored by Landscape Forms

More than 4,500 attendees gather for educational presentations and to earn Professional Development Hours (PDH) at each general session on Saturday and Sunday. The ASLA president or CEO will introduce the sponsor to say a few words and introduce the featured speaker(s).

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Logo projected on a large AV screen on stage
  • Company name listed in meeting printed materials, online, and on all signage
  • Place marketing collateral on tables at the entrances to the general session
  • Premium sponsor benefits

The Trustee and Chapter Presidents Welcome Reception – $15,000
Sponsored by Hunter Industries

Welcome the national ASLA Board of Trustees and Chapter Presidents to San Diego! They will arrive from all over the country on Wednesday, November 13, for governance meetings. Help them kick off the meeting with a casual reception from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Naming rights for the event
  • Honored guest at the event
  • Recognition on printed materials, signage, and napkins
  • Greet and distribute marketing collateral to attendees at the door
  • Premium sponsor benefits

Official Meeting Bag – $15,000
Sponsored by Ironsmith

Official meeting bags and the November issue of LAM will be available in ASLA Central to professional attendees.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Logo imprinted on the official meeting bag
  • Premium sponsor benefits

ASLA Awards Presentation and Video – $15,000

Each year, the ASLA Professional Awards honor the best in landscape architecture from around the globe, while the ASLA Student Awards give us a glimpse into the future of the profession.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Featured on the Call for Entries brochure, website, and awards announcement
  • Recognition by the ASLA President during the ceremony.
  • Attend and meet the awards winners at the ceremony rehearsal
  • Recognition on the awards video presented at the ceremony and posted on the ASLA website and social media channels for free downloading
  • Premium sponsor benefits

President’s Dinner: Presentation of ASLA Honors – $10,000

ASLA presents its highest honors each year at the President’s Dinner, this year on Monday, November 18. The program includes presentation of the Landscape Architecture Firm Award, the ASLA Design Medal, the ASLA Medal, the LaGasse Medals, the Olmsted Medal, the Community Service Award, the Medal of Excellence, the Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal, and the President’s Medal.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Includes a two-minute sponsor-provided video to be shown at the beginning of the presentation
  • Honored guest at the event (two complimentary tickets, $250 value)
  • Special seating and recognition during the program by the ASLA President and during the video presentation
  • Recognition on the event ticket, signage, and printed program
  • Premium sponsor benefits

ASLA National Leadership Luncheon – $10,000
Sponsored by Victor Stanley

Host the ASLA Board of Trustees and Chapter Presidents Council to lunch and kick off an exciting panel discussion by leaders of allied design organizations.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Introduction by the ASLA President and the opportunity to introduce the panelists.
  • Recognition on signage
  • Distribute marketing collateral to luncheon attendees
  • Premium sponsor benefits

Professional Portrait Booth – $7,500
Sponsored by Equiparc

The Professional Portrait 10 x 30 booth offers attendees the opportunity to have headshots taken by professional photographers free of charge. The sponsor receives one-on-one face time with attendees at the booth. In addition to branded exposure on portraits given to visitors, the sponsor may also distribute giveaways to promote their brand.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Branded exposure in the Portrait booth
  • Branded exposure on all promotional emails before, during, and after the ASLA
  • Conference on Landscape Architecture
  • Branded exposure on all printed professional portraits
  • General sponsor benefits

ASLA Honorary Members and National Leaders Reception – $5,000

Join members of the ASLA elected leaders from across the country as they gather to bestow honorary membership upon friends of the landscape architecture profession on Thursday, November 14. Honorary membership in ASLA is among the highest honors the Society may bestow upon non-landscape architects.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Honored guest at the event
  • Greet attendees and distribute collateral at the door
  • Recognition from the ASLA President
  • Logo featured on special signage
  • General sponsor benefits

ASLA Student Awards Conference on Landscape Architecture Scholarships – $5,000

Scholarships provide travel, hotel, and incidental expenses for the official entrant of the Student Award of Excellence recipients in seven categories (General Design, Residential Design, Analysis & Planning, Research, Communications, The Student Community Service Award, and Student Collaboration) as well as three ASLA Council of Fellows scholarship recipients.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Naming rights for the offering
  • Recognized at the Professional and Student Awards Ceremony
  • Acknowledgement at the Council of Fellows Business Meeting
  • General sponsor benefits

Emerging Professionals Reception – $5,000
Sponsored by Anova

The future of the profession is here! At the Emerging Professional Reception on Friday, November 15, young professionals will mingle with landscape architecture leaders and luminaries inspiring greater connection and new partnerships.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Greet attendees and distribute collateral at the door
  • Logo printed on napkins and special signage at bars and food stations during the reception
  • Logo featured on special signage
  • General sponsor benefits

The Alumni Tailgate Reception – $3,000
Sponsored by Anova

There will be close to 50 schools and 1,000 extra visitors in the EXPO on Saturday, November 16, from 4:30-6:30 pm. Each school will be showing their school spirit with a table set up along the main aisles of the EXPO.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Naming rights and special announcements over the public address system in the EXPO
  • Company name printed on tickets given to all Alumni Tailgate attendees
  • Logo printed on napkins and special signage at bars and food stations during the event
  • General sponsor benefits

Carpet Logo – Exhibit Hall Entrances (three available) – $3,000 each

Place your company logo in the aisles where attendees enter the EXPO. One each at the entrances from Opening General Session and one at the main exhibit entrance. At 8’x 8’, they will be highly visible to all EXPO visitors.

EXPO Coffee/Tea Stations $2,500 each

Welcome all attendees to the EXPO by sponsoring coffee/tea each morning of the EXPO. Six coffee/tea station will be set up throughout the EXPO on Saturday and Sunday.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Special signage at each coffee/tea station
  • Logo printed on napkins
  • Greet attendees at each coffee/tea station
  • General sponsor benefits

Official ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture Plant Provider – No charge, just provide plants
Sponsored by Moon Valley Nurseries

Perfect for area nurseries or growers! Working with ASLA staff and the official show general contractor, the official plant provider will provide live plant material for use in the stage sets, the registration area, and other high profile spots throughout the convention center.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Recognition on signage and printed materials
  • General sponsor benefits

ASLA Learning Labs*, 10 available – $1,000 each

Launch new products, build better brand awareness, and generate additional sales by demonstrating your products in ASLA’s Learning Lab theaters, live in the EXPO. The Learning Labs may be reserved in 60-minute blocks during EXPO hours, allowing 50 minutes of instruction time. The hard-walled presentation areas will be equipped with theater seating for 50, a screen and projector, and a head table with two chairs. Contact us today to reserve your space: 202-216-2325. *Additional AV and/or catering may be arranged at the sponsor’s expense.

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Promotion on the official meeting website
  • Recognition on signage and printed materials
  • Announcement over the public address system
  • Greet and distribute marketing collateral during each session
  • Offer one PDH to attendees (must be a LA CES provider)

Overhead Signage in the EXPO – $500

Exhibitors with island booths (20’ x 20’ or larger) may arrange for special signage to hang above their booths so attendees may see them from anywhere in the EXPO. Signs must be approved by ASLA and the fee paid before arrangements can be made with Freeman for hanging signs (Freeman fees not included).
All overhead sign sponsorship requests must be submitted to ASLA no later than Friday, October 18 , 2019. ASLA will not accept requests for overhead signs after Friday, October 18.

Questions about sponsorships?

Contact the ASLA sales team at 202-216-2335 or email advertising@asla.org